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New Thriller Sells More eBooks Than Hardcovers

New Thriller Sells More eBooks Than Hardcovers

Weeks after Amazon.com said that it is now selling more electronic books than hardcovers, a leading book publisher said one of its prominent new titles is generating greater e-book unit sales than hardcover unit sales during its first week on sale.


Amazon's E-book Sales Up 80%: Hardcovers Not Dead Yet

Amazon's E-book Sales Up 80%: Hardcovers Not Dead Yet

Amazon says its Kindle e-book sales are three times larger than they were last year, and it sells 43 percent more Kindle e-books than hardcover books on average. It's pretty clear that people are adopting Kindle Books, and e-books in general ...


New Stephen King e-book to cost $35

The latest e-book from Stephen King is no bargain. Scribner announced Wednesday that the digital edition of King's "Under the Dome," a 1,000-plus page novel, would not be released until Dec. 24, virtually the end of the holiday season and a month after the hardcover.


E-book of new Dan Brown novel coming Sept. 15

E-book readers can relax: The electronic edition of Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol is coming out on the same day as the hardcover.


New York Times bestsellers: hardcover fiction

1. True Detectives by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine, $27). In an Alex Delaware novel, interracial half-brothers investigate a young woman's death.

2. Handle With Care by Jodi Picoult (Atria, $27.95). A woman whose daughter has a dangerous birth defect must decide whether to sue her obstetrician.

3. Outcast by Aaron Allston (Del Rey/Ballantine, $27). A "Star Wars" novel about the extended Skywalker family.


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